Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Research Assistant will provide support for the research projects for the eSchool+ Initiative. The eSchool+ Initiative is a cross-disciplinary collaboration between the Johns Hopkins Consortium for School-Based Health Solutions, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Center for Safe and Healthy Schools, Rales Center for the Integration of Health and Education, and the schools of Education, Medicine, and Public Health. It was formed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in order to develop tools and resources for schools to think responsibly about caring for students during school closures and reopening. The initiative benefits from expertise in ethics, school health, school policy, food security, clinical medicine and education.
Data collection for COVID-19 Global Education Response Tracker.
Data analysis for the COVID-19 Global Education Response Tracker.
Conducting background research through news media, websites, policy reports, and peer-reviewed scientific and education literature about topics related to COVID-19 impact on school operations.
Draft presentations for internal and external groups about COVID-19 Global Education Response Tracker.
Content Development Support:
This role will provide content development support for the creation and editing of the following:
The eSchool+ team is constantly developing new material, including op-eds, white papers, and webinars.
Interface with internal team and external partners to develop and refine project operations manual.
Bachelor's degree in a related field required.
Some related experience required.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits (semester hours) may substitute for one year of experience.Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
At least 1 year of experience with the grant project they are hired to work on.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong organization and time-management skills
Analytical skills such as experience examining data
Classified title: Research Assistant
Working title: Research Assistant
Role/Level/Range: ACRO 37.5/E/03/CD
Starting Salary Range: $16.26 - $22.35 (commensurate with experience)
Personnel area (School): SOE – School of Education
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